1) There is no need to imagine a world where the misanthropic greens stopped the Industrial Revolution. As Brendan O’Neill explained in The Australian, they are doing it to Asia before our very eyes.
2) As in Australia, the expansive bureaucracy in the US is a significant threat to the rule of law and liberty. John Cochrane’s essay on the subject is well worth reading, while the Acton Institute has their best six quotes here.
3) Curious to know why Donald Trump is polling so well? One explanation is given by Ben Domenech, who credits it to the voters’ genuine frustration towards the misplaced priorities of the political elite.